FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, Studio Quercus presents The Great Primitives, three hours of some of the most influential short subjects in cinema history, all projected on 16mm film. Highlights include films from Thomas Edison, Edwin S. Porter, The Lumière Brothers, Georges Méliès, and Cecil Hepworth, early and rare animation from Émile Cohl, Raoul Barré, Earl Hurd, Max Fleischer, Walt Disney, Walter Lantz and Otto Messmer, along with other rarities and gems.
Curated by Gerald Santana of Berkeley Underground Films. Screening continuously from 6 to 9 pm.
Image: Jiří Trnka's film "Ruka" or The Hand (1965)